LA DÉCOUVERTE DE LA PHOTOGRAPHIE EN 1839:; DESCRIPTION DU PROCÉDÉ FAITE AUX CHAMBRES LÉGISLATIVES PAR DAGUERRE INVENTEUR.

Paris: Imprimerie Paul Dupont, 1892. First edition. 8vo., x, 162 pp., 6 plates. New paper wrappers with the original printed wrapper mounted to covers. A few leaves have short closed tears; several leaves not completely opened. Item #32038

Includes statements by Niépce and Daguerre; the presentation of Daguerre's discovery at the Chamber of Deputies; defense of Daguerre against Fouque's attack; reports on the daguerreotype; descriptions of the processes, etc.

Roosens and Salu No. 2766. Scarce, with OCLC locating only six copies, none in North American libraries.

Price: $450.00

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